20 perfect pictures of desserts that will make your mouth water
It's not a secret that every passionate chef is an artist, and desserts are among the most splendid and sophisticated foods. Even if you're not a sweet tooth, these pictures of desserts will definitely satisfy your eyes and aesthetic hunger.
Before you take a look at these astonishing pictures, try to answer these fun trivia questions about desserts invented in different parts of the world:
- Which dessert is also known as 'île flottante'?
- Brigadeiro is a traditional dessert of which country?
- The dessert baklava is traditionally made using layers of which type of pastry?
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And now, prepare for the most tantalizing pictures of desserts you've ever seen...
#1 How can we start without this classic?
#2 Brownie was created in the late 19th century in the United States
This confection became popular very quickly, and we're sure they will stay this way forever!
#3 Doughnuts, or donuts.
#4 The earliest versions of this confection were brought to the US by Dutch settlers in 1800s
By the way, did you know that National Donut Day is celebrated in the US every year on the first Friday of June?
#5 A pastry very similar to donuts is a traditional dessert of Romanian and Moldovan cuisines. It's called papanași:
Papanași is filled with soft cheese and served with jam and sour cream.
#6 Picarones are the Peruvian donuts. They are also made from yeast dough, which is mixed with pumpkin or sweet potato
#7 Everyone knows these legendary sandwich cookies. Oreos were introduced more than 100 years ago, in 1912!
#8 Crispy oatmeal cookies... is there a better snack?
#9 The Italian word 'tiramisù' means "cheer me up"
For sure, this wonderful Italian dessert can make anyone's day better...
#10 The first recipe for crème brûlée dates back to as early as 1691
#11 Baklava is a Turkish dessert made from phyllo dough, chopped nuts and honey or syrup
#12 Gelato is a traditional Italian version of ice cream
As compared to classic ice cream, authentic Gelato has more milk and less cream.
#13 Syrniki are Russian pancakes made out of quark, eggs and a small amount of flour
Quark is a dairy product similar to cottage cheese.
#14 Have you ever heard about taiyaki? This traditional Japanese dessert is a pancake made from waffel batter and shaped like a fish
Taiyaki pancakes always come with different fillings: sweet red bean paste, chocolate, sweet potato, cheese, etc.
#15 Waffles are common street snack in Belgium
#16 Belgian chocolate is also famous for its high quality and exceptional taste
#17 Lamington cakes are an Australian dessert made from sponge cake and covered with chocolate and desiccated coconut
#18 'Éclair' means "flash of lightning" in French. The pastry was named so because it's eaten very quickly
#19 First prototypes of a cheesecake were invented in Ancient Greece! Today, this dessert is still among the most popular ones
#20 A rainbow cake. So beautiful!
Do you regularly enjoy desserts, or do you try to avoid sweet foods? Which of these pictures of beautiful desserts did you like the most?
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